Pulmonary sling

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[edit] Discussion of Pulmonary sling

  • Pulmoary sling refers to an anomalous left pulmonary artery arising from the right pulmonary artery.
  • Left pulmonary artery course posterior to the trachea and anterior to the esophagus.
  • May cause respiratory obstruction.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Pulmonary sling

[edit] Flouroscopy

  • Classic pattern of indentation on the posterior aspect of the trachea and anterior aspect of the esophagus.

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